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Paris Inspirations: Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Paris designers share their inspirations as the spring collections get under way.

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Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello's Debut for (Yves) Saint Laurent

In addition to some tony basics, a llittle Eighties-inspired bad taste made for an audacious collection of racy party clothes.

clock September 27, 2016Bridget Foley

Retail

Barneys Prepared to Ride Out Storm at Perry Capital

Amid the luxury malaise, Barneys' ceo says the company is profitable and performing well.

clock 23hDavid Moin and Vicki M. Young

Mini Drives Autumn Sales From London to Tokyo, But Few Are Mad for Mod

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Overview

Trendy retailers in Paris, Milan, London, Berlin, Madrid and Tokyo report that while miniskirts have generally sold well at retail in most cities, the rest of the Mod look hasn?t taken hold.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Beauty Beat: Zeta-Jones Files Skin-Care Ad Suit … Allianz Stake Offer?

NEW YORK — Catherine Zeta-Jones is planning on spending more time in the courthouse. The actress reportedly celebrated her birthday last week by filing a lawsuit in a Los Angeles federal court seeking $15 million in damages from Caudalie for…

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Oscar de la Renta’s sketch for Renée Fleming.

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Fashion Scoops: Showing Off…What The Diva Wears…Ciao Gigi…Armani’s Welcoming…

SHOWING OFF: “My show is already over!” Christian Lacroix declared with a hearty laugh last week, discussing his plans for Paris fashion week Oct. 7-14. As reported, Lacroix will not stage a runway show, nor a presentation…

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Pre-spring orders, a key barometer of the season ahead, are said to be up by as much as 20 percent at some Italian houses. Here pre-spring looks from Dolce & Gabbana and Moschino (below).

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Striking a Balance in Milan

Executives at fashion houses hope the spring 2004 season finally brings light to what has been three dark, gloomy years.

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Vivienne Westwood’s Milan store opens today.

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Milan in Action: Let La Moda Begin

Gravity-defying stilettos might be impossibly sexy, but a pair of Pumas is your best bet to survive the nine-day marathon that is Milan show week, a back-to-back schedule of more than 200 events between shows, presentations and parties….

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

The updated interior of the new Princesse Tam Tam shop in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

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Princesse Tam Tam’s New Look

A facelift for Princess Tam Tam.

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Novelty panties designed for breast cancer awareness.

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Harvey Nichols Charitable Knickers

Ponying up with panties at Harvey Nicks.

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Bruno Magli has introduced handbags into its new collections.

Fashion Features

Bags Take a Bow At Bruno Magli

MILAN — There’s life beyond the shoe for Bruno Magli.

This Thursday, the Italian accessories company is launching its first full-fledged handbag collection produced under the supervision of managing director Alexander Zschokke, who…

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Izod Inks Accessories Deal

NEW YORK — Izod is moving into the accessories arena. On Friday, Kellwood revealed to WWD that it has signed a deal with Izod’s parent, Phillips-Van Heusen, to produce a range of accessories under the Izod name.

The products will…

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A temple detail from Fendi’s new collection.

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New Shades Shine at Vision Expo West

LAS VEGAS — Bigger was better at Vision Expo West, the giant eyewear show at Sands Expo and Convention Center here.

Although the show’s west coast edition, which ended its three-day run Sept. 20, caters primarily to the traditionally…

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Wolford Joins Fight Against Breast Cancer

NEW YORK — Wolford is thinking pink these days.

The Bregenz, Austria-based hosiery and innerwear company has teamed up with Evelyn Lauder, the founder of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, in the race against breast cancer.

To…

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Luc Fersing

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Orcanta’s Discreet Approach

Taking the quiet route at parisian lingerie chain Orcanta.

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A linen dress from Ron Chereskin’s Sport collection.

Fashion Features

Back in the Game

The better market’s so hot, it’s even caused a longtime veteran of men’s wear, Ron Chereskin, to finally give women’s wear another go.

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Financial

C&B Net Gains 20% in Qtr.

NEW YORK — Solid sales and margins allowed Christopher & Banks Corp. to post more than a 20 percent increase in second-quarter profits.

The Minneapolis-based specialty retailer said for the three months ended Aug. 27 earnings rose 22.2…

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Strings Attached

NEW YORK—Fine jewelry sparkled all over the New York runways, as designers showed their new spring looks with baubles and gems. Big diamond rings were a clear favorite, as well as cuff bracelets and multistrand necklaces. Lazaro Hernandez and…

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Eighties looks, like this one from Veronique Leroy, are a hit in Paris.

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Mini Drives Autumn Sales From London to Tokyo, But Few Are Mad for Mod

Mod may be the look in New York for fall, but not in Europe or the Far East. WWD surveys trendy retailers around the world to see what’s hot.

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Celine, DSquared Negotiations Intensify

Celine may have found its new designer – or make that, design team – in Dan and Dean Caten, the twin brothers who design DSquared.

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

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Escada Announces More Cuts

ASCHHEIM, Germany — In further moves to reduce group costs by nearly $70 million, the Escada Group announced plans to cut back its global workforce and retail network.

The German fashion house said it will thin its ranks by 20 percent, or…

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A selection of S.T. Dupont’s men’s wear and accessories.

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S.T. Dupont Maps Bold Course

S.T. Dupont, a label best known for lighters, writing instruments and classic men’s wear, could soon be a globally recognized luxury lifestyle brand.

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Fashion Features

Puma Adds Fashion Punch With Barrett

NEW YORK — With Neil Barrett now on board as creative director and already designing a series of collections, Puma is the latest athletic company upping its designer ante.

Puma has signed a four-year deal with Barrett, whose…

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Frankie B. designer Daniella Clarke wears the Bloomfield style.

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Frankie B. Designer’s Latest Point of View

Frankie B. is launching eyewear at Coterie in New York this week, marking the first extension in accessories for the five-year-old brand.

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Europe Watch: Bottoming Out…Losing A Title

BOTTOMING OUT:Paris retailer Galeries Lafayette blamed a drop in tourism, war in Iraq and an unusually hot summer for a $10.1 million, or 8.9 million euros, first-half loss in its Galeries Lafayette/ Nouvelles Galeries department store…

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

MONDAY: Milan fashion week continues (through Sunday).
Industry 212 and Designers & Agents Annex, New York (through Wednesday).
Material World, Miami Beach, Fla. (through Wednesday).

TUESDAY: Fashion Coterie and Sole…

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Prime Time For Esteban…ASDA Bid Blocked…Delta Revises Figures

PRIME TIME FOR ESTEBAN: Esteban Cortazar, the 19-year-old charismatic Colombian-born designer, will be featured tonight on ABC’s “Primetime Monday,” beginning at 8 p.m. Correspondent John Quiñones followed him around…

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Fé Fendi and Rena Sindi

People

Babes and Bags

Fendi throws a party and reveals guests’ “inner chef.”

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

“Yi out of the Blue,” a piece from the Tirana Biennale.

People

Electro Flash

A exhibition by up-and-coming artist Yi Zhou.

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Jamie Tisch and Rita Wilson in Chanel.

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Fashion House

A Chanel benefit at Goldie Hawn’s place.

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Kim Cattrall

Fashion Features

Alexander McQueen Nabs Fourth British Style Award

LONDON — Alexander McQueen won the British Designer of the Year award for the fourth time Thursday night at the Lycra British Style Awards.

McQueen, who was in Milan at the opening of his first store there, said via a live satellite…

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Gaultier Underwrites Metropolitan’s Historical Look at Men in Skirts

NEW YORK — “Bravehearts: Men in Skirts,” the winter exhibition at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has landed an appropriate underwriter: Jean Paul Gaultier.

“Bravehearts” is an exploration…

clock September 29, 2003WWD Staff

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